The ride-hailing app is using Foursquare's "points of interest" database to help users more easily map their route from point A to point B.
Since the controversial split of its consumer-facing social apps in 2014, Foursquare has poured more resources into data-driven B2B services and licensing its crowdsourced pool of geolocation data to third parties like Twitter, Apple, Microsoft and Google, among several thousand others.
This shift appears to be a smart one. For anybody doubting the value of Foursquare's data, the growing list of big-name partners is getting harder to argue with. JPT